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[movies]Wire - Michael Collier
[1969]. Item is a short independent film filmed, directed and edited by Michael Collier. The three actors are: Dennis MacDonald, Gary Killeen and Dave Ponsart. Film depicts three men who find some insulated wire in the ocean [at wreck beach], drag it into a pile, hitchhike to downtown Vancouver, and then travel around downtown dragging the wire on the sidewalk behind them. Eventually the wire is left to one man who drags it on his own for a while until he leaves it in the car of a man from whom ...
Keywords: Men; Coasts; Beaches; Vehicles; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.)
Downloads: 61
[movies]Empire Games opening ceremonies - John Gansner
Item is an amateur film documenting the opening ceremonies of the Empire games and includes the marching of athletes into the stadium. 1954. Item # MI-16
Keywords: Openings; Stadiums
Downloads: 38
[movies]On board home
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, and John Fife Spencer wearing life jackets on the deck of a ship, with Gertrude Spencer seated nearby. The film also documents members of the Spencer family playing badminton on the ship. [1930?]. Item # MI-50
Keywords: Boats and ships; Passengers
Downloads: 25
[movies]Spencer's parade [MI-32]
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer's Toy Parade staged by the Spencer's Department Store in Vancouver. Film documents floats with fairy tale and storybook themes, and the arrival of Santa Claus. [1927?]. Item # MI-32
Keywords: Parades; Crowds; Celebrations; Floats (Parades)
Downloads: 41
[movies]Peggy + baby + house + garden - Victor Vance Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting 2995 Roseberry Ave, West Vancouver, the home and garden of Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer. Film documents a baby, likely Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's daughter Janice Elvin, born 10 March 1952. 1952. Item # MI-89
Keywords: Infants; Gardens--Household
Downloads: 33
[movies]Spencer family on Deer Leap
Item is an amateur film documenting people on a dock, in rowboats, and fishing. Film documents Elizabeth Ann getting off a yacht, likely the Deerleap, and Elizabeth Ann, Col. Victor , and Gertrude Spencer standing on a dock. Accompanying note reads, "Family (Spencer) on Deerleap - about 34". [1936?]. Item # MI-76
Keywords: Boats and ships
Downloads: 32
[movies]Lost Mine - 2 rolls orig[inal] neg[ative] - Shot [in] early 1970s Slumach - Lost Mine - rolls 1 [and] 2 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[197-]. Film contains early raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-303
Keywords: Hiking; Glaciers; Mountains--British Columbia; Tents; Helicopters; Lakes and ponds
Downloads: 23
[movies]Lost Mine - cam[era rolls] 1-2 [19]93 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Sept. 6, 1993. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-305
Keywords: Lakes and ponds; Helicopters; Mountains--British Columbia; Aerial photographs; Accidents; Hiking
Downloads: 10
[movies]Ann, John, Victor at Lytton - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, John Fife, and Elizabeth Ann in the swimming pools at Earlscourt, and Elizabeth Ann on the lawn and playing with ducks. Accompanying note reads "Ann John Victor at Lytton" and "Ann with ducks when she's in her birthday suit". [1934?]. Item # MI-62
Keywords: Children; Swimming
Downloads: 58
[movies]Bowen Island - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting a ferry trip to Bowen Island, a parade, and a flag raising ceremony at the cenotaph in Snug Cove. Film documents Col. Victor Spencer in a uniform, and Elizabeth Ann in front of the monument. 13 Jun. 1937. Item # MI-78
Keywords: Ferries; Parades; War memorials
Downloads: 62
[movies]John and Victor - Gertrude Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Colonel Victor Spencer and children Isabell Louise, Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, John Fife, and possibly Trudean riding bicycles around the grounds of Aberthau. Later footage documents John and Victor Vance Spencer in the Aberthau gardens. A handwritten note in the film box reads "John + Victor. Little guys". [1928?]. Item # MI-36
Keywords: Children; Bicycles
Downloads: 39
[movies]Mrs. Hamber - Golf - Del Monte - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber playing golf at the Del Monte golf course. 1927. Item # MI-139
Keywords: Golfing; Golf courses
Downloads: 53
[movies]Blind Band Trip to Portland July 1966, Kiwanis - Robert B. Butler
Item is an amateur film documenting the Jericho Hill School Blind Band's trip to Portland Oregon, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Vancouver. Film shows students travelling on a bus, eating at a restaurant, and performing. 1966. Item # MI-174
Keywords: Blind persons; Bands; Music; Musicians
Downloads: 43
[movies]Lost Mine - cam[era rolls] 3-6 [19]93 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Sept. 6, 1993. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-306
Keywords: Mountains--British Columbia; Accidents; Hiking; Valleys; Views
Downloads: 31
[movies]Likely 1954-55[,] Christening -55[,] Tatums -55 at Likely - Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting children swimming in a pool and in a lake, adults and children camping and fishing, and includes footage of Victor Vance Spencer and his wife, Peggy Spencer. Likely, B.C. is a Cariboo Gold Rush settlement on the banks of Quesnel Lake. 1954-1955. Item # MI-91
Keywords: Children; Swimming; Fishing; Camping
Downloads: 58
[movies]Vancouver low cost street program - Produced by G.H. Lawson for Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department. Cinematographer: E.A. West and A.J. Ingram; graphics: A.G. Twist, D.G.G. McNaughton, and L.O. Wilson; presentation prepared by: W.H. Curtis.
Item is an educational film documenting Vancouver's low cost street program to improve the amenity of urban areas. Film documents the before and after shots of city streets that had been improved. Film was used for a presentation about the program. 1971. Item # MI-27
Keywords: Road construction; Streets
Downloads: 35
[movies][Spencer family at Vancouver International Airport] - Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family gathered at Vancouver International Airport as Colonel Victor Spencer departs. Film documents Col. Victor Spencer boarding an airliner, as well as Gertrude and Elizabeth Ann Spencer, and Isabell Winch in front of the Administration Building. The film also shows Elizabeth Ann at Aberthau, and John Fife and Elizabeth Ann playing in the snow. [1934?]...
Keywords: Airports; Airplanes; Children
Downloads: 51
[movies]Handicapped summer playground program - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting the Handicapped Summer Playground Program of 1963. Film contains footage of the B.C. Society for Crippled Childrenâs bus which transports the children to the park as well as footage of the children participating in activities such as playing games and eating lunch. 1963. Item # MI-109
Keywords: Children; Buses; Games; Handicapped persons; Dinners and dining; Parks; Playgrounds
Downloads: 37
[movies]Lost Mine - 2 rolls orig[inal] neg[ative] - Shot [in] early 1970s Slumach - Lost Mine - rolls 3 [and] 4 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[197-]. Film contains early raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-304
Keywords: Hiking; Snow; Glaciers; Mountains--British Columbia; Tents; Maps; Rivers; Lakes and ponds
Downloads: 34
[movies]The Curse of the Lost Mine - tape 315 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the lost gold mine." Includes scenes of men with packs being taken by helicopter to a mountain area and left there. Scenes of three people [including Dick Hamilton who is involved in both ... »the 1970s and 1990s efforts to make this film] hiking through beautiful nature areas and setting up camp. The men look at a map together, cook food, explore a cave, and spend some time hiking on a glacier and exploring formati...
Downloads: 20
[movies]Handicapped summer playground program - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting the Handicapped Summer Playground Program of 1963. Film contains footage of the B.C. Society for Crippled Childrenâs bus which transports the children to the park as well as footage of the children participating in activities such as playing games and eating lunch. 1963. Item # MI-109
Keywords: Children; Buses; Games; Handicapped persons; Dinners and dining; Parks; Playgrounds
Downloads: 38
[movies]Everest - Cam[era] rolls 13 to 24 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Oct. 2, 1991. Film is raw footage shot for the documentary "Everest - Climb for hope." Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-323
Keywords: Snow; Hiking; Mountain climbing; Views; Tents; Camping; Birds; Trucks; Domestic animals; Farmers
Downloads: 12
[movies]April Point [and] Peggy fishing
Item is an amateur film documenting people, including Victor Vance Spencer and Peggy Airth fishing. [1950?]. Item # MI-84
Keywords: Fishing
Downloads: 40
[movies][Use of milk products]
Item is a documentary film documenting a woman preparing a meal using dairy products and serving the meal to a young boy. Film documents the use of milk, whipping cream, butter, and sour cream. [ca. 1940]. Item # MI-12
Keywords: Food; Dairy
Downloads: 51
[movies]Mixture of Earls Court [i.e. Earlscourt]
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents children in the swimming pool and a picnic. Film also shows ice skating, John Fife and Victor Vance sledding, and a snowball fight. 1933. Item # MI-59
Keywords: Children; Snow; Skating; ice
Downloads: 28
[movies]Taken '/38 by Webber boat scenes (Vencedor) 12 Riders at ranch - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting the crew of the Hamber yacht Vencedor spending free time on deck of the vessel and diving in the ocean. The film also shows footage of Mrs. E. W. Hamber with guests on board the yacht; Vencedor docking at the Britannia Beach piers on Howe sound; and 12 riders posing on horseback. 1938. Item # MI-149
Keywords: Yachts; Diving; Seamen; Labourers; Piers; docks and wharves; Horses; Horsemanship; Houses; Sailboats; Coast ranges
Downloads: 70
[movies]Granville Street Bridge, reel 3 - Lew Parry Film Productions for the Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department
Documents the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies of the new bridge. Film also shows the north and south Granville Street approaches to the new bridge. 1954. Item # MI-4
Keywords: bridges; bridge construction; Vancouver
Downloads: 67
[movies]Nanaimo to Vancouver [and Vancouver tourist attractions] - George K. McWilliam
Item is an travelogue film documenting a trip to Vancouver from Nanaimo on a ferry and tourist attractions visited while in Vancouver. Shows Siwash Rock in Stanley Park, Lion's Gate Bridge, the Vancouver skyline, Mount Seymour Lodge, a theatrical production, the Old Indian Wishing Well of Capilano, the Capilano Suspension Bridge, and a Stars on Ice show, featuring Barbara Ann Scott and Michael Kirby...
Keywords: Ferries; Theatre; Bridges; Tourist trade; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 101
[movies]Naval cadet party & Ming - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a naval cadet party attended by Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber on board of their yacht Vencedor. The film also shows footage of an Asian housekeeper playing with a Pekinese dog. 193?. Item # MI-150
Keywords: Waterfalls; Piers; docks and wharves; Yachts; Dogs; Navy; Naval ceremonies; honours and salutes; Automobiles; Motorboats; Celebrations; Servants; Governors general
Downloads: 32
[movies]Tennis - 1926 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a private tennis game; a brief yacht party scene, and Eric Hamber and Mrs. Hamber walking their dog and showing their garden at Greencroft House (3838 Cypress Street) to unidentified guests. 1926. Item # MI-132
Keywords: Dogs; Governors general; Tennis; Yachts; Automobiles; Gardens--Household
Downloads: 131
[movies][Home of Victor Vance Spencer] - Shot by Victor Vance Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting Peggy Airth, a baby, and others at Victor Vance Spencer's home, 2995 Roseberry Ave. in West Vancouver. Film also documents the Peace River Bridge in Peace River, B.C. [1950?]. Item # MI-85
Keywords: Bridges; Houses
Downloads: 44
[movies]Lytton cutting wood
Item is an amateur film documenting mountains, fallen trees, members of the Spencer family in a boat, and children hitting a tree stump with a sledgehammer. [1931?]. Item # MI-55
Keywords: Children
Downloads: 76
[movies]RCMP Musical Ride - Eileen Brennan
Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver RCMP Musical Ride. It contains footage of police on horses perfoming in formation at Hastings Park racetrack in front of an RCMP conducted band and a crowd. Houses in the Hastings-Sunrise area to the east of Hastings Park are also shown. 1958. Item # MI-221
Keywords: Police on horses; Crowds; Bands; Hastings-Sunrise (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 108
[movies]The Curse Of The Lost [Gold] Mine - tape 316 ; 1975 expedition - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes scenes of men with packs [including Dick Hamilton] hiking and climbing on and near a glacier, the men examine silt and rocks, hike in a rocky area, some morning campsite scenes. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-480
Downloads: 20
[movies]Mr. Patton at Golf - Shaughnessy - not much good - missed the put - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a game of golf at the Shaughnessy Golf Club. 1928. Item # MI-141
Keywords: Golfing; Golf courses; Men
Downloads: 45
[movies]Granville Street Bridge, reel 2 - Lew Parry Film Productions for the Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department
Documents the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies of the new bridge. Film also shows the north and south Granville Street approaches to the bridge. 1954. Item # MI-3
Keywords: bridges; bridge construction; Vancouver
Downloads: 57
[movies]The Curse Of The [Gold] Lost Mine - tape #206 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the lost gold mine." Includes nature and wildlife scenes with no people in them as well as shots of people hiking with packs and a log cabin. Includes some mountain scenes shot from a helicopter [or airplane]. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-478
Downloads: 34
[movies][Wedding of Elizabeth Ann Spencer and David Francis Williamson]
Item is an amateur film documenting the wedding of Elizabeth Ann Spencer and David Francis Williamson at St. Andrew's-Wesley in Vancouver on 4 September 1957. Film documents guests, family, and wedding party arriving and entering the church, people leaving the church (including Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer, with their children Janice and Victor Grant), and the reception at HMCS Discovery on Deadman's Island in Stanley Park...
Keywords: Weddings
Downloads: 78
[movies]Lytton - Col. Victor and Mrs. Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children in the swimming pools and on the grounds of Earlscourt ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and children Isabell Louise, Trudean, Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, and John Fife. [1928?]. Item # MI-37
Keywords: Children; Swimming pools--outdoor
Downloads: 36
[movies]A Study in Black and White : an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980's - Creative House for the City of Vancouver
Item is an organizational record film documenting an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980s, accompanying a report of the same name. The film shows a montage of images relating to Vancouver trade, business, and economy. The film outlines 8 strategic initiatives and 5 supporting activities that were taken from the report created by the Vancouver Economic Advisory Commission. Nov. 7, 1984. Item # MI-129
Keywords: Vancouver (B.C.); Business enterprises
Downloads: 51
[movies]Since yesterday : 75 years of transportation : a 75th anniversary project of the Transportation and Customs Bureau of the Vancouver Board of Trade - Art Jones for the Vancouver Board of Trade
Item is an educational film documenting the history of various modes of transportation (boat, horse and carriage, plane, streetcar, train) in Vancouver from 1887 to 1962. 1962. Item # MI-6
Keywords: Transportation
Downloads: 91
[movies]John and Victor at Jericho [and] Home Oil picnic
Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and John Fife Spencer playing in the surf at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Film also documents a gathering of children and adults in an open field in a wooded area. [1931?]. Item # MI-53
Keywords: Children; Beaches
Downloads: 41
[movies]Mrs. Spencer school
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer visiting a girls' school, likely Branksome Hall in Toronto. Film documents Gertrude Spencer socializing with groups of students, as well as students engaging in various activities, including tennis and horseback riding. Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer's daughters attended Branksome Hall. [1930?]. Item # MI-51
Keywords: Schools; Girls; Tennis
Downloads: 46
[movies]Home Oil picnic
Item is an amateur film documenting a rodeo, including horseback riding and herds of cattle. [1931?]. Item # MI-52
Keywords: Rodeos
Downloads: 40
[movies]Earlscourt in color - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children and friends playing on the lawn of the family ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film also documents family and workers cleaning the swimming pool. Accompanying note reads, "Earlscourt in color - good 1937". 1937. Item # MI-79
Keywords: Family recreation; Swimming pools--outdoor
Downloads: 67
[movies]Godfrey's takeoff - Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting airman Albert Earl Godfrey departing from the Royal Canadian Air Force base at Jericho Beach. [1928?]. Item # MI-34
Keywords: Airplanes; Airports
Downloads: 77
[movies]Governor-General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough visit Britannia Mines on Commodore E. W. Hamber's steam yacht "Vencedor" of the R. V. Y. C. Thursday Sept. 8th 1932 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is a newsreel documenting the visit of Governor-General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough with Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber to the Britannia Mines. The film shows footage of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber arriving at Ballantyne Pier; meeting with the members of the Vancouver Harbour Commission (President S. McClay, Commissioner J...
Keywords: Piers; docks and wharves; Automobiles; Yachts; Crowds; Flags; Rocky Mountains; Coasts; Mining; Children; Women; Men; Governors general; Houses; Cityscapes; Industrial buildings; Labourers; Machinery; Aerial photographs; Navy; Seamen; Apartment buildings; Bands; Bandstands; Musical instruments; Music; Celebrations; Foreign visitors
Downloads: 66
[movies]Bryan Guinness, Choat lodge, baby
Item is an amateur film documenting the Second Narrows Bridge, showing the vertical lift span, a group travelling by boat, and men (including Col. Victor Spencer and possibly Bryan Guinness) looking at cars and boarding a train. Film also documents Isabell Louise and Gertrude Spencer with Elizabeth Ann, approximately one year of age. 1934. Item # MI-61
Keywords: Bridges; Families
Downloads: 41
[movies][GranTree Furniture Rental fire, fisheries fire, and apartment building fire] - Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
Item is an organizational record film documenting the GranTree Furniture Rental fire, the fire at Lion's Gate Fisheries, Tullock Western fisheries, and Central Native Fisherman's Co-operative, and an apartment building fire in the West End. The GranTree Furniture Rental segment shows surrounding storefronts of Hertz Rental Cars and Denny's Restaurant (probably downtown), as well as the interior of the furniture store with firefighters moving sofas, rugs, etc...
Keywords: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department
Downloads: 96
[movies]Granville Street Bridge, reel 1 - Lew Parry Film Productions for the Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department
Documents the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies. 1954. Item # MI-2.
Keywords: bridges; bridge construction; Vancouver
Downloads: 101
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